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RESCHEDULED: AJMLS Sports & Entertainment Law Society Hosts 2016 Sports, Music & Entertainment Summit

ATTENTION: DUE TO THE WEATHER, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO FEBRUARY 20, 2016 Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School Sports & Entertainment Law Society, The Atlanta Entertainment basketball League and Econtii Music Group are proud to present the 2016 Sports, … Continue reading

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New Student Orientation This Saturday

Welcome Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School is pleased to welcome the incoming spring 2016 class. The semester begins Monday, January 11, 2016 and the mandatory Orientation for first-year students is this Saturday, January 9, 2016. The event is hosted by the … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the December Graduates

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School congratulates its December 2015 graduates. Happy holidays!         Jacques Alpacino Barker Chantiel Denise Bell Anthony W Berry Audra Braswell Bleecker Michael Allen Bodiford Shalena Mary Broadbelt Garrett Michael Emmons Carl Von Epps … Continue reading

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Alumni Sworn Into U.S. Supreme Court

On Monday, November 30, 2015, Dean Malcolm L. Morris sponsored eight AJMLS alumni and two guests to be sworn into the U.S. Supreme Court (Court). In order to be sworn into the Court, an attorney must have been sworn into … Continue reading

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Assistant Dean Ortega and Professor Malempati Present at 2015 Georgia Conference on Children and Families

Assistant Dean Ortega and Professor Malempati of Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School presented at the 2015 Georgia Conference on Children and Families (GCCF) held in Augusta, Georgia October 21-23, 2015. The GCCF is the largest annual interdisciplinary event in Georgia designed … Continue reading

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AJMLS Team Awarded Best Defendant’s Memorandum of Law at Stetson Pretrial Competition

Stetson Law hosted their eighth annual National Pretrial Competition this past weekend and the team from Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School has once again been awarded Best Defendant’s Memorandum of Law. This is the third time during the past five … Continue reading

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AJMLS Professor and Death Penalty Legal Expert Michael Mears Interviewed

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School Associate Professor, Michael Mears, is one of the top death penalty legal experts in the state of Georgia. Over the course of his career, Professor Mears has worked on 167 death penalty cases, published numerous … Continue reading

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AJMLS Father Daughter Alumni Team Featured in Daily Report

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School Alumni, Michael Puglise (’93) and Brooke Puglise (’14) of Puglise Law Firm, are featured in today’s Daily Report. The article, Suit: UGA Cop Fired for Following ‘Amnesty Law’ for Overdose Calls, details their representation of … Continue reading

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Two Alumni Selected for 2015-2016 GTLA LEAD Program Class

The Georgia Trial Lawyers Association has announced that John Marshall Law School Alumni Thomas Lyman of the Mulholland Law Firm and Kyle Moore with the Lazenby Law Group have been selected for the 2015-2016 Leadership Education & Advanced Direction (LEAD) … Continue reading

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Congressman Bob Barr First Speaker at 2015-2016 Professionalism Series

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School Christian Legal Society and the Office of Student Services is pleased to present Congressman Bob Barr as the first speaker in the 2015-2016 Professionalism Series on Monday, September 14, 2015, at 3:15 p.m. in the Blackburn Conference Center Auditorium. Congressman … Continue reading

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Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School Welcomes New Faculty

    Fall classes are officially underway and the law school is pleased to welcome its new and returning faculty.   New to Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School Derek Alphran, Adjunct Professor Judith Barger, Distinguished Teaching Professional Ronald Blasi, Adjunct … Continue reading

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Former Chief Justice Norman Fletcher Mentions Professor Mears While Accepting Gideon’s Promise Award

Professor Michael Mears, a former public defender and leading expert on the death penalty in Georgia, was mentioned in high regard by former Chief Justice Norman Fletcher as he accepted the Gideon’s Promise Award from the Southern Center for Human … Continue reading

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Alumnus David Lee Windecher Publishes Book, Credits Law School

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School Alumnus, David Lee Windecher (’12), has chronicled his extraordinary life journey of going from defendant to defense attorney in his soon to be released book* “AmerIcan Dream: HisStory in the Making”. He hopes to utilize his personal … Continue reading

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Family of Alumnus Judge G. Alan Blackburn Establish Memorial Scholarship

As printed by AJC.com on May 11, 2015: Chief Judge Gerald Alan Blackburn, 76, of Marietta, died on May 9, 2015. He was born May 6, 1939 in East Bend, North Carolina. After serving four years on active duty in … Continue reading

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Professor Jonathan Rapping Speaks at Bold Moves TEDx Talk

Professor Jonathan Rapping, Director of the Criminal Justice Honors Program and 2014 MacArthur Genius Fellow, spoke at the April 28, 2015 Bold Moves TEDx Atlanta talk. TEDx described the Bold Moves event on their website, What’s a bold move and why … Continue reading

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Marc Reece Inducted into Southern Polytechnic State University Athletics Hall of Fame

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School congratulates Marc Reece, current College Relations Manager, who was recently inducted into the Southern Polytechnic State University’s Athletics Hall of Fame. The university created the first-ever Athletics Hall of Fame to celebrate the accomplishments of its greatest student-athletes, coaches, special contributors … Continue reading

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Atlanta’s John Marshall to Offer International Business Transactions (IBT 810) Online Summer 2015

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School is pleased to announce that Associate Dean for Scholarship and the John E. Ryan Professor of International Business & Workplace Law, Jeffrey A. Van Detta, will open his upper-division elective course– International Business Transactions (IBT 810) online … Continue reading

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Professor Lisa Tripp Writes Opinion Piece on Euro Crisis for CNN

Professor Lisa Tripp’s expertise in Greece, the Eurozone and the U.S. healthcare system has led her to become a frequent guest and contributor to CNN. Tripp’s recent opinion piece, Greece the only villain in euro crisis? Don’t believe it!, is paraphrased below. … Continue reading

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Dean Renata D. Turner Appointed Associate Judge for Fulton County Juvenile Court

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School congratulates Assistant Dean Renata D. Turner, current Magistrate Judge in Fulton County, who has recently been appointed as Fulton County’s next Associate Juvenile Court Judge. Fulton County Juvenile Court is the largest such court in … Continue reading

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Professor Michael Mears Quoted by AJC’s Bill Torpy About Last Meals on Death Row

Professor Michael Mears was quoted by Bill Torpy of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution in his recent column that discussed the last meal of death row inmate, Kelly Renee Gissendaner, as well as the history of the last meal ritual. Just last month, … Continue reading

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